I wrote this 7 years ago when a person I know from high school said on Facebook that we should make Islam illegal in this country. Unfortunately, it continues to be a relevant post.
Last night a friend on Facebook posted that they want our leaders to make Islam illegal. I posted a comment in response, but small comments are not enough to sum up the problem with this idea. Of course, the main issue with this idea is the fact that this country has freedom of religion as a basic right. It goes against the ideas upon which the country was founded to even consider this. Unfortunately, it appears people don’t care about constitutional rights, so lets look at another reason this is a slippery slope you don’t want to consider.
Let’s say we do make Islam illegal. Those who pushed for it are happy for a while, but then notice there are still people practicing Buddhism, Hinduism and other non-Christian religions. Obviously, making Islam illegal was not enough. We need to rid ourselves of these as well, so we outlaw all non-Christian…
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